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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 5/28/2019 22:30 (Entered as : 05/28/2019 2230)
Reported: 5/28/2019 10:18:21 PM 22:18
Posted: 6/7/2019
Location: Yellowstone National Park (Canyon Village, west of), WY
Shape: Circle
Duration: 5 minutes
Characteristics: Animals reacted to the event
Light brighter and closer than the stars filmed moving behind the trees for five minutes with no aircraft blinking lights.

Driving from Canyon Village to Norris Junction, Yellowstone National Park, I saw a bright light, brighter than the stars, moving steadily low on the horizon. No flashing lights. Larger diameter than a star. Did not fade like a satellite. Had time to try three cameras, filmed it with my most low light camera so you can just see the shadows of trees it is passing behind, as it blinks, obscured by successive trees. Sometimes you can see stars for comparison. This isn't the first time I've seen something like this around here. It's the first time I've filmed it. Sorry for the blob of text, I just filmed it. Also seemed like a more random path than a satellite. I filmed a grizzly wslking the road 15 minutes before, in the dark, 10 miles away. During filming yhe UFO, Which seemed closer than a satellite, I smelled a strong, musky odor, possibly elk. Still, it was a bit much with all that's happened, so if you find fault with the report, remember I just! filmed a full adult grizzly tens of yards from my vehicle unexpectedly (I stayed in my vehicle to film the bear), filmed the UFO from outside my vehicle, bright circle, larger than a star, closer. Closer than most other phenomenon I've seen like this. I've not had a close encounter, closer than this anyway. White to yellow white. Brighter than Venus, which is unusually bright due to altitude here anyway. Please excuse any typos. I'm used to reporting bollides, I drive a lot at night and have seen many more than most. This was not a bollide. I also drive very long distances at night, that's why I've seen so many. It's dark, clear, no moon, but I would guess I was in the vicinity of the wolf Lake pullout. I'm not ruling out unknown Earth craft. No sound, slthough I didn't turn off the radio during filming. Since I write z lot I can compose this quickly, though it's blob form, normally I write longhand. It might not have bern as straight a line as a satellite, an! d didn't change in brightness like a reflecting satellitr. Si! nce I wa s filming, I couldn't tell if it turned slightly, and it was obscured by treetops sometimes. It wasn't accelerating, however at thst distance, it was probably fast. When I smelled the strong odor, I walked closer to my car immediately, just in case. Stronger than most animal odors in the woods, even those I attribute, rightly or wrongly to elk. Strong musky odor. This is the first one that's stayed in view long enough to film. Normally see them just after twilight. This video camera isn't a night video csmera, so it was at the limit of it's capabilities to film the light and faint tree shadows. Most coulfn't with this setup, I know how, even then, sometimes the camera won't allow these settings for some reason. Tonight it did. Usually I submit bollide reports immediately, so I'm sending this right away. It was moving East along the northern treeline, I'm tired, best I can figure. With time, as it passed, I figured out how to film it better. Seen these before, not! this bright, best I've seen, not blinding light by any mesns, brighter than a plane that distsnce, and no flashing lights. Like moon, though just larger than Venus, etc, and moving much faster.